National Nutrition Week- Try for 5
Always a week to celebrate, our passion and purpose, trying to encourage better choices to support our young ones living their best lives and supporting us oldies, in getting in more QUALITY years of life.
Load of free resources available during this time and a perfect reason to begin the discussion at home of the importance of Fruit and Vegetables, but vegetables specifically.
- There is a well-established link between increased intake of fruit and vegetables and improved health outcomes. Diets rich in fruit and vegetables have been shown to protect against high blood pressure, obesity, heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and some cancers.
- Rising costs of living has put even more pressure on household budgets and diets - 43% of Australians recently stated they experienced some form of financial hardship (NAB Q2 2023 report).
See the Try for 4 website for some budget friendly recipes involving in season and cheap vegetables and talk about what vegetables you need to try that are in season over your family table.